Friday, 14 March 2014

2014 ACT Championship

The ACT Chess Championship starts next Friday. The details for this tournament are below. At this stage there are around 20 entries, with the top seeds being IM Andrew Brown and FM Junta Ikeda. Below that there are some promising juniors as well as a group of players in the 1800-2000 rating group. Hopefully ACT players in the 2000+ rating band looking for some extra competition before the Doeberl will be inclined to give it a go. Full details are available at the ACT Chess Association website.


The ACT Chess Championship is a 9 round FIDE Rated Swiss, open to all members of the ACT Chess Association.

It will be held at Campbell High School, Trealor Crescent, Campbell (next to the War Memorial)

The dates for the tournament are: 21 March 2014 (Friday evening), 22 March, 23 March, 29 March, 30 March.

The format will be 1 round on Friday 21 March, and then 2 rounds on each of the other days.

Start times: Round 1 7:30pm (Players are expected by 7pm for registration/fee payment)
Weekend Rounds - Morning 10:30am
- Afternoon 2:30pm

Time limit is G90m+30s

DOP: FIDE International Arbiter Shaun Press
Entry fees for the Championships will be $65 and $45 for concessionals (juniors, etc) to be paid at the venue.
If you are not a current ACTCA member you will also need to pay annual fees of $25 or $15 for concessionals.
The ACT Treasurer will be there on 21 March to collect ACTCA and ACT Championship entry fees.

There will be prizes to be determined by entry fees taken.

Register for the tournament by emailing Cam Cunningham, ACTCA President.

You can also register and pay before 7pm 21 March at the venue.

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